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Date: 1930 before
Description: Looking southwest. The facility has since become part of the U.S. Veterans Administration Center at 5000 West National Avenue. Two paths and trees surroun...
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: Two women studying at a table at Milwaukee-Downer College. There is a tapestry on one wall and a vase of flowers and several books on the table.
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...
Description: Close-up of the clock in the tower in the Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. The clock hangs from the inside roof of the three-legged tower in a teardrop-shape...
Date: date unknown
Description: N. Fourth Street. Bell tower with clock to the left of the main entrance. Additional buildings are on either side of the main church.
Date: 1867 after
Description: 1868-1875. Founded by Dr. Joseph Salzman (featured in the vignette at left, teaching). Vignette, lower left, features St. Francis Seminary, founded in 185...
Description: Side view of portico with classical columns on front of a mansion.
Description: Statue with City Hall behind. Building has large neon letters that say "Be Kind to Animals Week". Monument is a memorial by John H. Mahoney to Henry Bergh,...
Date: 1918-05-08 ca.
Description: The southeast corner of West Wisconsin Avenue and North 3rd Street. The Majestic Building is in the center while the Schlitz Hotel is on the left.
Description: Miller Hall, a saloon recreation center in Milwaukee. In windows below the main entrance to the right are three signs advertising Palm Gardens. Another sig...
Date: 1912-11-17 ca.
Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking southwest from the Milwaukee County Court House. Labeled in the image are the Wells Building, the Railway Exchange Building and the P...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.
Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...
Description: Interior view of men working in the wash house at Schlitz Brewery. At the top right is an inset of the exterior of the building.
Description: Shops contained on first floor of a Victorian structure, one of which belongs to a woman named Mary. Standing in front are her husband and two sons. Furthe...
Description: First location of the high school at 301-303 Fifth Street. Consists of two house-sized buildings, with the entrances close to each other. Sign on front of...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: View of Pabst Theater stage and auditorium from lower balcony.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Old Milwaukee County Court House and adjoining buildings as they appeared from 1836 to 1870. Scene also shows pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Interior of (Floor No. 9) The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound bet...
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